A benefit is being held for Marie Martin at Adirondack Lodge on Route 28 in Old Forge on Thursday, August 27, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Marie, who lives in Forestport, is a former resident of Old Forge. She was in a seizure-related car accident a year and a half ago, which resulted in a broken back, several months of missed work and a totaled car. Continue reading
Hans (back), Ella, Laurie and Hanson Schmid. Photo by Gina Greco
Family and friends of the late Tayler Schmid gathered at McCauley Mountain on Thursday, July 23 to honor Tayler’s memory on his 18th birthday.
The family-friendly event, which raised funds for the organization, Families for Depression Awareness, included food, beverages, raffles, children’s games, activities, and a Riggies Cook-Off.
Music was provided by Paul Case, Jim and Gwen Tracy, John Kelsey & Brian Mulkerne, Joe Bolton, Chloe Barkauskas, and Alisha Robinson.
The evening ended with a lantern release at 10 p.m.
The Schmid family of Old Forge invites all to share in the Tayler Schmid Birthday/Eskimo Strong Celebration Benefit on Thursday, July 23 from 4 to 10 p.m. at McCauley Mountain.
The family-friendly event will include food, beverages, raffles and children’s games and activities.
There will also be a Riggies Cook-Off and a Lantern Release. Eskimo Strong t-shirts and bracelets will be available for sale on-site. Continue reading
By Marianne Christy
Friends and supporters of Old Forge native Scott Hall have been busy the last few weeks gathering donations from area businesses that will be used to raise funds at a Sunday, February 22 benefit, the proceeds of which will assist Hall with personal and medical expenses related to his on-going treatment for leukemia. Continue reading
Friends of Scott Hall will host a benefit on Sunday, February 22 to assist the Old Forge native with expenses related to his on-going treatment for leukemia.
The family-friendly event will be held at Van Auken’s Inne in Thendara from 2 to 6 p.m. and will include live music by local musicians, raffles, auctions and food courtesy of Van Auken’s Inne. Continue reading
MAC’s Safe Ride will host a hot breakfast buffet at the Old Forge Fire Hall prior to the start of the 90-Miler Canoe Classic on Friday, September 5th.
The breakfast will be held from 6 to 8 a.m. and the cost is $10 per person.
All proceeds will benefit MAC’s Safe Ride, a free alternative night-time transportation service that serves the Old Forge area.
Anyone who would like to help with the breakfast can call (315) 369-5255.
Most people remember the late John Briant as the author of the popular Adirondack Detective Series, however he also enjoyed painting as a hobby following his retirement as a New York State Trooper.
He served a 29-year career with Troops D and B as a State Trooper and a BCI Investigator that began in 1953. Continue reading